Today is 04/16/2024 8th of Nisan, 5784


In Loving Memory of

Selma Ellis

February 13th, 2023


Selma Ellis, nee Kaplan, age 88, beloved wife of the late Jerome Ellis; loving mother of Wayne Ellis, Karen (Steve) Lawler, Ron (Robbi) Ellis, and Nancy (Ray) Mau; adored grandmother of Michele (Chris) Jakacki, Jennifer (David) Henne, Sara Lawler, Stacey Mau, and Jamie Ellis; devoted daughter of the late Victor and the late Edith Kaplan; cherished sister of Al (Soryl) Kaplan and the late William Kaplan; dear sister-in-law of Berny Ellis. Service is private. The service will be livestreamed on Selma’s webpage at Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Rolling Meadows Library, Attn: Friends of RM Library, 3110 Martin Lane, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 or JourneyCare Hospice, Info: The Goldman Funeral Group (847) 478-1600.

Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group.

Memorial Events


Date & Time Friday 02/17/2023 at 10:00 AM

Address Private


OfficiatorRabbi Taron Tachman


Address Private


Address Nancy and Ray Mau Residence
2609 Mill Creek Lane

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Friday from 2:00 P.M.

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